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[Firefox Friday] Speed up Your Internet with Just 3 Simple Hacks

[Firefox Friday] Speed up Your Internet with Just 3 Simple Hacks

It is no secret that Firefox allows the users to tweak and play with its settings and there have been numerous posts explaining how to speed up Firefox by tweaking few settings. I myself had collected and put together a post listing all the tweaks / hacks for Firefox 3. But even after meddling with most of the settings, I […]

     
 
 

Google is No More the Best Company to Work For !!

Google is No More the Best Company to Work For !!

Fortune magazine has released a list of 100 Best companies to work for and surprise, surprise!! It is NOT Google!! It is NetApp which tops the list. Coming in second on Fortune’s 12th annual list was Edward Jones, followed by Boston Consulting Group. NetApp provides storage and data management services to business and it employs around 5,000 people and topped […]

     
 
 

[How to] Fix Downadup Worm

[How to] Fix Downadup Worm

Update: Tools to detect & remove Downadup worm Last week when I asked the question “Is Downadup, one of the deadliest worms ever?” some people in one of the forums I was discussing, made fun of my question and blamed me for giving hype to the news. Well now, ComputerWorld has reported that 1 in every 16 PCs across the […]

     
 
 

Top 10 Ways to Generate Google Sitemap Online

Top 10 Ways to Generate Google Sitemap Online

It has been proven that Google will spider your site faster if you have a Google Sitemap. In its simplest terms, a Sitemap is a list of the pages on your website. Creating and submitting a Sitemap helps make sure that Google knows about all the pages on your site, including URLs that may not be discoverable by Google’s normal […]

     
 
 

90+ Free Stock Photo Websites [Exhaustive List]

90+ Free Stock Photo Websites [Exhaustive List]

Stock photos are a fundamental part of any web and graphic design. There are loads of stock photos services that offer high quality photos, however, the price is not always reasonable. The solution in this case is finding free stock photos something that isn’t always easy. In order to make this process easier I have compiled a list over the […]

     
 
 

New Year Contest – Winners Announced!!

New Year Contest – Winners Announced!!

I would like to announce the winners of the New year Contest, which was the first ever contest organized at Technically Personal! I used Random.org’s List randomizer to generate the winners. Below is the snapshot of the list generated – As mentioned in the contest details, first two winners (Smita & Raj) will win 2 licenses each (of their choice). […]

     
 
 

Advantages of VPS hosting over Shared Hosting

Advantages of VPS hosting over Shared Hosting

It’s been more than a month since I shifted from the crappy shared hosting from Lunarpages to amazing VPS Hosting from Knownhost. The journey has been pretty awesome till now. Advantages of VPS hosting over Shared Hosting Faster than shared hosting: significantly fewer people share a webserver, since everyone must get their guaranteed resources. If someone else uses 100 percent […]

     
 
 

Avira AntiVir Premium 6 Month License for Free

Avira AntiVir Premium 6 Month License for Free

Here is yet another chance to get a free genuine license for Avira Antivir Premium! And this time, it is valid for 6 months!! Just to let you know, following are the features of Avira Antivir Premium Features of Avira Antivr Premium Edition 1. AntiVir protection against viruses, worms and Trojans 2. AntiDialer protection against expensive dialers 3. AntiRootkit protection […]

     
 
 

Slow PC ? Give it a BOOST with BoostSpeed

Slow PC ? Give it a BOOST with BoostSpeed

If your PC or Internet feels slower than usual, If you are frustrated with your ‘out-of-gear’ notebook, If you feel like smashing your PC which cannot play your favorite game, You do not need to look any further. Auslogics might have a remedy – its award winning Auslogics Boost Speed. It is a complete optimization suite that promises to speed […]

     
 
 

Windows 7 Beta – Is it Worth the Pain?

Windows 7 Beta – Is it Worth the Pain?

There is a lot of hoopla going on in the blogosphere about Windows 7. Discussion at my friend’s (Stratos) blog made me think about this. Is downloading & installing Windows7 worth all the pain? Microsoft made an announcement that they will be giving out 2.5 million copies of Windows 7 beta for free on January 9th 2009. As predicted by […]